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Sep 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
also in ohio wrapping up the three-day romney/ryan bus tour there. while "the new york times" reports that the two plan to campaign more together and they did so yesterday. ryan did the first day of the tour alone and romney will lobby himself today as his running mate moves on to colorado. the latest "washington post" poll has romney down by 8 in ohio but as stephanie mentioned his campaign says it is not worried because its own internal polls are much more favorable however the campaign is refusing to release any specifics on those super secret magic ohio polls. naturally, bloomberg is polling likely voters and finds that 49% see mitt romney unfavorably. this is the highest unfavorable in the month of september for a presidential challenger in 30 years. we're back with more show after the break. stay with us. on current tv. >>i feel like i don't even know you. >>just stay on your side of the screen, okay? >>brought to you by geico. 15 minutes could save 15% or more on car insurance. visit geico.com for a free rate quote. an
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Sep 28, 2012 3:00am PDT
mitt romney and paul ryan say obama's done nothing about job creation, they are lyin' through their teeth. it is a great big fat lie! and they know it! >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." the powerful my steal an election but they cannot steal democracy. sir... excuse me, excuse me... can i get you to sign off on the johnson case... ♪ we built this city! ♪ don't let food hang around. ♪ on rock & roll! ♪ [ orbit trumpet plays ] clean it up with orbit! [ ding! ] fabulous! for a good clean feeling... eat. drink. chew orbit. it's go time. it's go time. it's go time. go time. you know what time it is. go time. it's go time. it's go time. what time is it rob? here comes the young turks go time! it's go time. oh is it? then it's go. go. go. go. go. go. go. go time. anybody? anybody? what time is it? oh, right. go time! only on current tv. >> announcer: radio meets television. the "bill press show." >> announcer: on your radio and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: 13 minutes before the top of the hour. you know, one t
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Sep 28, 2012 8:00pm PDT
and say mitt romney became the tea party. >> that's right. he has adopted the agenda fully. the ryan budget has gotten a lot of at attention, but a lot of other items that they have been passing really reveal what the agenda is. restricting women's right to get an abortion even if they are dying or have been raped. allowing people to carry concealed weapons even if they are drunk. >> eliot: it is shocking when you look at it and it is the todd akin social agenda republican party. even though everybody pretended to recoil in shock when todd akin made his horrific comments they went on to embrace his agenda. what me taste sized against mitt romney was he didn't have the forty tuesday to say no i'm not going there. >> yes. and they tried over and over again, they ran one candidate up the flag pole after another. is >> eliot: when you look back at bill clinton who we look at as one of the great politicians of the past 30 or 40 years, his sister soldier moment was when he went to the base and said i disagree with you about this. it showed a certain force of character
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Oct 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >> john: sure. >> caller: when romney named ryan, i told my republican brother-in-law it was over because it is politics 101 you run toward your base in the primary and toward the center in the general. romney did not do that. >> john: i agree. >> caller: it shows his weakness because he kowtowed to his base rather than doing what he was supposed to do. may i say something else? >> john: please. >> caller: if ryan doesn't like collectivist action, why is he working in congress? >> john: oh! >> caller: which is a collectivist body. furthermore, does he want to eliminate the vote because when we vote, we vote collectively to choose our leaders. thank you. >> john: thank you very much. he did throw out his ayn rand kool-aid. do you think ryan was a wise choice? the conventional wisdom seems to be no. it is a great point that the caller made. >> i think the problem with romney and the ryan choice is you could make the argument that hey, they need something bold. you need someone -- a little bit of a different pick t
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Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, romney rooip, romney, ryan. there we go. all right. that's great. >> oh sweet jesus. >> eliot: i don't think he is real. i think he is a computer. rich, chewy caramel rolled up in smooth milk chocolate. don't forget about that payroll meeting. rolo.get your smooth on. also in minis. >> eliot: in a climate where your i don't knows and worker rights have been under attack the teacher's strike resulted in significant gains for teachers and the educational reforms they support. in president of the american federation of teachers, the chicago teachers' national union, wrote and i quote . . . weingarten, the president of the american federation of teachers, the chicago teachers' national union. randi, thank for joining us. >> it's always great to be with you, eliot. >> eliot: thank you. you did reform late the education conversation with the strike. explain what you wanted to do and what you think you accomplished? >> no one wants a strike, and a strike is to be avoided virtually at all costs. no one goes into a strike willingly. but what happened in chicago was there
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Sep 27, 2012 3:00am PDT
romney and ryan and scott walker and -- they won't learn anything, bill. >> bill: yeah. >> caller: in my opinion at least, they live on the idea that -- and paul ryan's best example of this. this is a guy who voted for -- has voted for medicare part d and it was a good thing to do but not in the way it was done. they're not going to -- they're going to come out and say yeah, we need of need these workers especially ryan and walker. walker got screwed on that call the other night. >> bill: sorry i have to run along. we're out of time here but i'm afraid you're right. i would hope, i would hope that scott walker and paul ryan would learn the big lesson here. that this -- what we see and hear about replacements not being able to do the work doesn't just apply to professional refs. but you know, that's probably a snowball's chance in hell that they would learn that. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." (vo) what is said here could decide the election. current tv presents coverage of the presidential debate. with unri
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Sep 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
one of the reasons we're having that mess is mitt romney's friend? paul ryan accidentally supports the nfl referees union. watch. >> it is time to get the real refs. it reminds me of president obama and the economy. if you can't get it right it's time to get out. >> really good spoken for the romney, ryan ticket, as well. >> just when you thought republicans couldn't get more offensive, here comes scott brown in massachusetts. >>i jump out of my skin at people when i'm upset. they're doing this this corruption based on corruption based on corruption. >>that's an understatement, eliot. sir... excuse me, excuse me... can i get you to sign off on the johnson case... ♪ we built this city! ♪ don't let food hang around. ♪ on rock & roll! ♪ [ orbit trumpet plays ] clean it up with orbit! [ ding! ] fabulous! for a good clean feeling... eat. drink. chew orbit. (vo) now, it's your turn. (vo) connect with the young turks with cenk uygur. >> it's go time. >> the whole country's talking about the nfl referees locked out since june for an incredibly small amount, $4,000 per game. t
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Sep 25, 2012 8:00pm PDT
the president hasn't but never mind the facts. after leaving new york, romney joined congressman ryan in ohio for two days of campaign and according to the latest "washington post" poll, it is an uphill battle likely voters in ohio favoring president obama over romney by 52% to 44%. romney also trails in florida where likely voters prefer the president by 4 points. ohio and florida are among 8 swing states that will be seeing this obama ad, attacking romney for his derogatory comments about americans who don't pay federal income tax. >> mitt romney dismissed 47% of americans for not pulling their weight, he attacked millions of hard-working people making $25,000, $35,000 $45,000 a year. they pay social security taxes. state taxes. local taxes, gas sales and property taxes. romney paid just 14% in taxes last year on over $13 million in income. almost all from investments. >> eliot: the romney/ryan team pay not be able to win a majority but after at itrocious call that ended the seahawks packers game, they did find an is
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Sep 24, 2012 9:00pm PDT
of expertise space. he says he likes the romney ryan space plan over obama's but said it's not robust enough. good to see he tuned it down since the stunt he pulled last week. >> rick funny he didn't sleep, so his whole campaign felt like a dream. to be honest, we don't remember most of it. rick santorum found the rest of his sweater. that's nice. >> ron paul, he's actually still running. not much has changed. herman cain said if he won the nomination, he would have a "substantial lead over president obama." in that world, obama would have bigger issues to focus on, what with all the flying pigs and mothersmen of the apocalypse flying about. i'm done talking now. >> thank you brett. all right everybody someone's always in our war room, so you should check us out on line at current.com/thewarroom, check out our web extras to find stuff that we don't talk about on love to see. tomorrow is voter registration day across the nation. everybody who's watching this program needs to grab a family member, friend or stranger off the street who is not registered to vote and get them to register. it's a
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
yesterday when he thought for a moment that mitt romney had earned the nickname the stench from paul ryan. his nickname around fox news is the stench. and whenever i listen to him, i think he has been smoking out of too many bowlings. [♪ circus music ♪] >> stephanie: see what you did there. how many campaign-enning moments has romney had. after the middle east comment. and you are like that is the moment. then the 47% comment. and then there was the -- >> oh, sweet jesus. >> yeah. he admitted on the stump this week -- and this was something that was funny watching because you had paul ryan standing behind him and he looked like he heard his child yell a curse word in a crowded theater when he said that obama had never raised taxes. it doesn't matter if we gets more personal. people don't like him. >> stephanie: yeah paul ryan has a new plan the plan to return to the private sector. >> recalibrate the phony emotion chip in mitt's -- >> stephanie: yeah exactly. karl frisch delightful stuff at bullfight strategies this week. >> thank you very much. >> stephanie: have a go
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Sep 27, 2012 7:00pm PDT
mitt romney and paul ryan want us to believe they are. lee saunders. lee is president of the american federation of state county and municipal employees afscme. he's coming to us tonight from washington, d.c. lee, thank you for joining us inside "the war room." >> good evening. how are you, governor? >> jennifer: i'm great. hope you are as well. >> i'm doing fine. >> jennifer: all right. so we're watching these images from spain and from greece and people marching in the streets. do you think that that's an extreme version of what could happen here? >> well, if the republicans have their way if mitt romney has his way or paul ryan has his way, that's exactly what's going to happen here. trickle down economics doesn't work in this country. it's not working in spain. it's not working in greece or europe. you've got to create jobs in order to grow yourself out of the problems that we've got here and create jobs programs and rebuild the economy and the way to rebuild the economy is not to give more money to t
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Sep 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
the president on foreign policy, right? >> they are. both mitt romney and paul ryan are making the case that the president has been unclear, lacks transparency, and seems to be reluctant to refer to the attacks in libya as terrorism. they further distance themselves, they didn't actually buy into senator john barrasso's assertion that it's a cover-up, but they're clearly upset to see they see the whole thing as further illustration of the president's inannual to assert the u.s. leadership and strength clearly around the world. watch. >> the white house and the president are continuing not to admit what their own admission is saying and i think it's pretty clear that they haven't wanted to level with the american people. look, we expect candor from the president and transparency. and he continues to refuse to acknowledge what is said by the other members of the administration. this was a terrorist attack. we were attacked apparently by al-qaeda and it's a very troubling development. >> this is part of the story of when we project weakness overseas by gutting the military, with the presid
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Sep 26, 2012 3:00am PDT
for the first time in almost a month. romney and ryan walked out to the song "the boys are back in town." that's cute. and then they tried to lead a chant, but that didn't go to well, since no one else chimed in. romney is down eight points against obama in ohio in the latest "washington post" poll. in that is bad news because of the fact that no republican candidate has ever taken the white house without care rig the state. but team romney still thinks they are within the margin of error. they are also hoping that ryan can save the ticket. as for president obama, he is dolling out plenty of money in ohio. this is something we see every four years as presidential candidates pay particular at attention to certain swing states. in this case it's president obama with ohio. ohio took home four time as much energy as any other state from the clen energy tax credit and it has the largest loan in the history of the u.s. small business administration. we are back with more bill press live at the break. and as always we are in chat at current.com/billpress. all of the piec
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in these swing states, and if you look at that medicare question its devastating for romney and ryan. >> cenk: last word on this, and if noam is right and i've seen the polls, and he is right going further right didn't work. you can't really criticize president from the left, i don't think you can if you're republican. what do they have left? >> they don't have states to run to, and i think they've played that chess game. i think he's inextricably tied to ryan, and i hate to see t but they'll have to double down and have the of a presidential presence. that's what is going to make the difference for romney. the substance isn't. i think seeming presidential, going in as an underdog, which is he is going as president that's the only hope he has. and that's very slim. >> if it's that hopeless in the debate, he may have less hope than i realized. great analysis. now when we come back, there is a new hollywood movie out against teachers' unions. the conservatives have figured it out, go hollywood. this is pretty nefarious. i'll show you the real reason why think made this movie. [ bell ringing ]
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Sep 26, 2012 1:00pm PDT
and bankruptcy of medicare and social security. he's hurting seniors. what romney and ryan are proposing will fulfill our promise to seniors for their retirement security. so that's -- you exempt those people out. i'm talking about the number of people who have gone on disability or have gone on welfare and i'm talking about obama gutting the work requirement on those programs. that's what i'm talking about. and i think voters are not only smart enough to understand that, they are living this life. i standby that. not the distortion of it. and i know what mitt romney means. he knows what he means and so do americans. >> okay. well, let's just listen to a new ad that is out now from the mitt romney campaign and see how he's delivering a new message to the american voters. >> more americans are living in poverty than when president obama took office. and 15 million more are on food stamps. president obama and i both care about poor and middle class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. we shouldn't measure compassion by how many people are on welfare. we
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Sep 26, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. and you talk about the deficit? the paul ryan budget that mr. romney says is a marvelous budget won't achieve balance until 30 years from now? romney-ryan aren't even fiscally responsible in their plans. all they want to do is to go back to the bush policies. >> let me interrupt. >> the debt just went up astro nommicly under this president. he's moving in the wrong direction. >> thank you both, ted strickland, ken blackwell, appreciate the discussion. thank you. >>> the world is focusing on iran's nuclear program, thanks in part to israel's attention to the issue. but what about israel's nukes? we investigate next. one is for a clean, wedomestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. and the candidate's speech is in pieces all ove
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Sep 24, 2012 10:00pm PDT
like officiating is a commodity. >> cenk: and then paul ryan several years ago through mitt romney under the bus. rather than having what happen's when you put susan sarandon and cyndi lauper together on the same couch. well, it's conversation you won't hear anywhere else. that's for sure. plus, singer and activist, wyclef jean. only on current tv. are they contagious? i don't think so. [ male announcer ] contract the rainbow! taste the rainbow! >> cenk: the contract with nfl referees association expired in june, and now they are having a bit of a problem obviously with wages and their pensions because they have been locked out. it is causing a bit of an issue in the nfl that's for sure. look at what happened last night. >> reporter: bill belichick at various times were clearly uet and at thehe end o o the game he was seen going up to a official requesting an explanation, reaching out with his right arm as the official raced off of the field. >> cenk: he was indeed. and people have been getting very touchy. john fox was signed $30,000, the coach of the broncos, for
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Sep 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
-new fox polls that show the obama-biden team leading romney-ryan at this point check it out 48% of likely voters say that they would choose the democratic ticket while 43% say they would choose the republican team, and we are about 40 days to go with a brand-new our right now in "america's newsroom." i'm martha maccallum. bill: i'm bill hemmer. good morning on a friday. the numbers well within the margin of error but troubling for the romney people. martha mitt romney knee team. martha: chris wall as joins us now. what do you make of the number this morning? >> it's not good news for mitt romney and it continues what we're seeing in a lot of other numbers. the national numbers are not as important as the key swing state numbers and those all show by margins of 5 points, 7 points, 9 points in states like florida, and virginia, and ohio that the obama camp is out to a lead. i don't think the margin is as information as the trend and the trend is definitely at this point towards the president. martha: let's take a look at another number that is one of the internal numbers in this fox poll an
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Oct 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
policy center. romney's fuzzy math has put his surrogates in a bit of a tough spot. here is paul ryan trying to explain the impossible on fox us in yesterday. >> how much does that cost? >> it's revenue neutral. >> it's not revenue neutral unless you take away deductions. and we'll get to that. the first half lowering the tax rates does that cost $5 trillion -- >> no. >> you haven't given me the math. >> oh, it would take me too long to go through the math. >> come on i don't have the time to tell you how the math works. then he follows that awkward statement with another statement today. >> i like chris. i didn't want to get into all of any math of this because everybody would start changing the channel. >> jennifer: kind of funny. i isn't know candidates were worried about fox news ratings, and it wasn't just paul ryan having difficulty with this issue. governor bob mcdonald today was also at a loss to explain this math. >> where is the mat and is mitt romney going to be undepressure to produce specifics. >> first that's a laughable question. the question is how
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
to five days a week. and the old people get their food. >> stephanie: yeah romney and ryan think that the old people are just hogging all of the food. and i think we need the library to stay open longer you know why? so people can pronounce it library. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: he seemed lovely though. 58 minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ street corner. [♪ theme music ♪] >> stephanie: hello, current tvland. hello birthday girl. ♪ you say it's your birthday ♪ >> stephanie: it's jacki schechner's birthday! >> i have no shame when it comes to my birthday. i'm one of those people that tells everybody the week before, still celebrating the week after, it's all about me today. >> stephanie: the whole audience in seattle burst into happy birthday to me, and i was like how did you know? >> steph and i are doing a secret santa birthday gift exchange tomorrow. >> stephanie: what i got jacki schechner adorbs. it's very cute. >> did you really? >> stephanie: don't spoil the surprise. >> we'll have to talk about it
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
of which hasn't even kicked in yet. i don't know if you heard the story earlier that romney and ryan's plan, your costs would definitely go up. there is no other way -- we've tried it with medicare advantage basically. >> a bummer. really the socialist that he says we are, we would have social payer. people would be paying 95% the eisenhower rate. well-known communist dwight eisenhower. >> stephanie: is it me? [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] romney is the worst candidate or the worst surrogates ever including ann who said she's worried he might go a little crazy. huh. person that knows him best said this. >> ann: my biggest concern now would be for his mental well-being. i have all of the confidence in the world in his ability in his decisiveness and his leadership skills and his understanding of the economy and his understanding of what's missing right now in the economy, the piecess are missing to get this jump started. soar, for me, it would just be the emotional part of it. >> whoa. >> stephanie
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Sep 25, 2012 3:00am PDT
, good morning everyone. mitt romney joins paul ryan on a bus tour through ohio as part of an effort to refocus his campaign message. ryan kicked off a three-day tour with an event in lima and they'll campaign together in central ohio. romney wraps it up tuesday with an event in cleveland. ohio is perhaps the most critical swing state with 18 electoral votes. romney losing ohio would mean he has no shot at the white house. that does follow suit with history. no republican candidate has ever become president without carrying ohio. recent polls show romney is down in the state by anywhere from 4 to 7 points against the president. so he's not doing great in ohio but he's faring well financially after a trip to los angeles over the weekend. romney brought in $6 million in just one night at a fund-raiser in beverly hills where about 1500 people paid up to $50,000 each to see the candidate speak. ann romney ran into a little trouble when her plane had to make an emergency landing this weekend. she is safe and soun
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Oct 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
. this is the bill press show. >> it is tweeted paul ryan is so frustrated with mitt romney, he hopes liam neeson comes to rescue the campaign. i'm john fugelsang sitting in for bill. thank you so much for spending your morning with us. we are taking your calls at 866-55-press. we're talking all about the debate this week and all about the campaign. we are talking about the gift of comedy that is jerry brown's admirable of banning reparative gay behavior. >> i think you cover issues that a lot of men care about too. >> i hope men care about those issues. >> a lot of men care about todd akin. >> yes. >> you don't have to have ovaries to care. it's one thing to say women don't deserve freedoms. however when you say women who are raped aren't victims because the let's see it again todd akin said that the female body has a way of shutting down pregnancies from rape, legitimate rape. it's nauseating just to repeat those words. you would think that in a decent society, any man who would say that would be drummed out of office. >> you would think. >> that has not happened. mr. legitimate rape is now a l
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Sep 28, 2012 10:00pm PDT
if that will lead him to swing a little bit more wildly. >> paul ryan was his wild swing. so you have never going to see that with president romney. you didn't see it with a governor romney. and there are reasons to be grateful for that too. so i think that's where the expectations are. >> cenk: all right. fascinating. michael shure thank you, man. romney going wild -- i shouldn't talk about that. [ laughter ] >> cenk: any ways when we come back we have a very serious story, unfortunately. fox news wound up showing basically a suicide on the air. how in the world did they screw this up? >> if it were up to me we would stay with this. but nothing is up to me. you wait until the end of this thing and thaw -- get off. get off. >> cenk: and later roseanne barr joins us. >> i'm using it as a stepping tone. >> it's go time. (vo) at the only online forum with a direct line to cenk uygur. >>if you had to vote for a republican, which one would it be? (vo) join the debate now. ♪ >> cenk: lately fox news channel s beenoingnn old news trick, which is follow car chases. ththey got a little
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
, everybody. the president will be fund-raising in d.c. today. mitt romney is doing fund-raising and rallying in pennsylvania, then heads to boston where he meets up with paul ryan for you guested it another fund raiser. the next big event is the first presidential debate this coming wednesday. the romney campaign appears to be advising surrogates to play up the president's experience and speaking skills and to lower expectations for mitt romney. beth myers whom you may remember headed up the vp search formy mitt romney's team, had sent out a memo saying while her boss has the issues and facts on her side the president comes into the debate with some advantages. she writes the president's big problem is his record. but the president does have plenty of first term accomplishments to brag about. now there has been a net job growth of 125,000 jobs since he took office. it's a small number considering how many people are still struggling, but shows an upward trajectory. and gets rid of a romney talking point. he likes to say we lost jobs overall over the
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